The most anticipated sporting event of the year, the Sprint Triathlon 2012, will take place on May 13, and Hacienda Tres Rios will host this exciting competition.
The event will begin at 7:00 a.m. and over 300 male and female national and international athletes are expected to participate. The competition includes a 750 meter swim, a 20 kilometer bike ride and a 5 kilometer run. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Mexican Caribbean as much of the race takes place in Hacienda Tres Rios’ own 132 acre nature park.
The triathlon is being organized by Aire Libre. They are working with the Non-Violence Foundation, an organization with over 15 million members which is led by Yoko Ono and the Council of the Nobel Peace Prize. They are also working with the Livestrong Foundation, founded by legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong. The event is sponsored by Sunset World Resorts & Vacation Experiences, Televisa and TVC Sports among others. Main objectives include promoting the sport as well at the Riviera Maya as an important tourist destination.
For those who have not yet entered, there is still time, registration is open through May 12. Athletes will be divided into male and female categories by age. There will also be some mixed categories.
Join us for Sprint Triathlon 2012 as a participant or a spectator!